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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Abortion. Provides that the general assembly shall convene in an "initiated session" to consider legislation to restrict abortion if either of the following occurs: (1) the Supreme Court of the United States overrules the central holding of Roe v. Wade, Doe v. Bolton, or Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey and clearly establishes that a state may prohibit abortion; (2) the Supreme Court of the United States affirms the 15 week abortion ban in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization; or (3) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States is adopted that in whole or part clearly Abortion. Provides that the general assembly shall convene in an "initiated session" to consider legislation to restrict abortion if either of the following occurs: (1) the Supreme Court of the United States overrules the central holding of Roe v. Wade, Doe v. Bolton, or Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey and clearly establishes that a state may prohibit abortion; (2) the Supreme Court of the United States affirms the 15 week abortion ban in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization; or (3) an amendment to the Constitution of the United States is adopted that in whole or part clearly establishes that a state may prohibit abortion. Provides that an initiated session may not continue for more than 20 calendar days. Requires the attorney general to make an announcement and notify the governor and members of the general assembly concerning the decision from the Supreme Court of the United States involving Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, Roe v. Wade, or the amendment to the Constitution of the United States. ... View more